Feds Clubs

Wings Over Waterloo

Categories:
  • Games, Recreational and Social

Wings Over Waterloo is for aviation enthusiasts. The club's main purpose is for students to meet contacts and create connections with other aviation enthusiasts. Club members gather to learn about aviation, talk about changes in aviation, and share aviation hobbies and interests. Guest speakers will also be invited to discuss aviation.

Wish Youth Network Society Waterloo (WYNS Waterloo)

Categories:
  • Charitable, Community Service & International Development
  • Health Promotion

Wish Youth Network Society Waterloo (WYNS Waterloo) works to provide emotional and financial support to youth with serious medical conditions as well as their families, fostering a community of optimism and support. This is done by sustaining long term relationships with local hospitals and patients, introducing a volunteer system that goes beyond fundraising for third party organizations, and engaging the local Waterloo community about healthcare, empowering youth.

Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (WiSTEM)

Categories:
  • Academic
  • Games, Recreational and Social
  • Political and Social Awareness

WiSTEM (Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) was founded in Spring 2013 by UW students who want to promote equality in STEM disciplines. Although we focus on the issue of gender imbalance, we encourage both males and females, grads and undergrads, and anyone with a connection to STEM to participate. Our activities are a mix of skills workshops, topical discussions, homework help, speakers, and special trips. We hope to deliver a regular programme of events spanning all STEM topics which promote collaboration, creativity, and open-mindedness to all students.

World Vision, UW

Categories:
  • Charitable, Community Service & International Development

UW World Vision is the official university chapter of World Vision Canada, committed to advocating on behalf of the most vulnerable in the world. We raise awareness for the most pressing global issues and fundraise for relief and development projects aimed to create lasting change in the lives of children, families, and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We invite students of all interests, backgrounds, and skills to take part in the global fight for human rights and equality.

Young Greens, UW

Categories:
  • Political and Social Awareness

UW Young Greens is for those interested in learning more about the Green Party of Canada, whether or not they are an active supporter. We hope to share the Green Party's values with others, and discuss how they fit in with today's society.

The key values that the club will maintain are Sustainability, Social Justice,  Grassroots Democracy, Nonviolence, Decentralization, Community-Based Economics, Gender Equality/Feminism, Diversity, Personal and Global Responsibility, Ecological Wisdom (from the Green Party of Ontario, 2014)

There will be events and discussions in tune with these values, promoting political conversation on campus and with the community. We are involved in local Green Party events and run workshops, skills training, social functions, and encourage discussion on political involvement for the benefit of the environment. Come out to our meetings and events to learn more and find out how to get involved!

Young Liberals, UW

Categories:
  • Games, Recreational and Social
  • Political and Social Awareness

The Young Liberals of Canada is the organization for progressive, politically-minded youth. The University of Waterloo Young Liberals, exists to help students, faculty and citizens get informed and engaged in Canadian politics. Our mission is to inform and inspire the next generation of political leaders in the Kitchener-Waterloo region and across Canada, and connect Canadian youth with the political process. 

We strive to provide an inclusive environment where political opinions and ideas can be shared freely, and group members are given opportunities for active participation, personal growth, and leadership. We are affiliated with the Liberal Party of Canada, and believe in the liberal ideals of freedom, justice and equal opportunity for all Canadians.

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